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AOL’s AdTech Launches New Mobile SDK AOL’s AdTech Launches New Mobile SDK

Advertising.com’s AdTech (owned by AOL) has launched a new mobile software developer kit, which the company says is the first of its kind to comply with the IAB’s rich media standard MRAID 2.0. MRAID, which stands for Mobile Rich Media …

Google Mobile Search Gets New Recent Icon Google Mobile Search Gets New Recent Icon
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Google announced the launch of a new local search featurew for mobile devices. There’s a new “recent” icon that appears on Google.com on Android devices and iPhones, which will show info about places you have recently searched for. You can …

Google At Mobile World Congress 2012 [Videos] Google At Mobile World Congress 2012 [Videos]

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt delivered a keynote address at Mobile World Congress this week, and Google has made the entire thing available for viewing via its YouTube channel. Here’s more on that specifically, and the video below. The Android …

Parents Not Talking To Their Children About Mobile Security [Infographic] Parents Not Talking To Their Children About Mobile Security [Infographic]
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“Jimmy, we need to have a…talk” When we think of “the talk”, we generally equate it with parents fumbling around, trying to talk to their kids about sex and pregnancy. However, NQ Mobile & NCSA are trying to raise awareness …

First Look at Isis Mobile Wallet First Look at Isis Mobile Wallet

We are getting our first glimpse of Isis, the mobile wallet app that will be available to more than 100 million United State Credit Card holders this summer. The new app will compete with Google Wallet and Opera, offering a …

Twitter Expands Promoted Accounts, Promoted Tweets In Timelines To Mobile Apps Twitter Expands Promoted Accounts, Promoted Tweets In Timelines To Mobile Apps

Twitter just announced the expansion of its Promoted products (also known as ads) across its mobile experience. While Promoted Trends and Tweets have been on Twitter’s mobile search for a while (and likewise for Promoted accounts and Promoted Tweets in …

Consumers’ Financial Lives Becoming More Digital Consumers’ Financial Lives Becoming More Digital

Cha-ching! In the United States, half of all bill payments made (by households with access to the Internet) are being paid online. Nearly forty percent of mobile banking users have paid a bill using their phone and one out of …

Worklight Acquired By IBM Worklight Acquired By IBM

IBM just announced that it has completed the acquisition of Israeli smartphone/tablet software provider Worklight. The acquisition plans were announced at the end of January. IBM says Worklight will become an important piece of its mobility strategy, “helping clients dramatically …

Facebook Aims To Improve Its Mobile Ecoystem Facebook Aims To Improve Its Mobile Ecoystem

At Mobile World Congress today, Facebook CTO, Bret Taylor announced a couple initiatives where Facebook is working with partners in the industry on mobile web standards and payment improvements. When Facebook filed for its IPO earlier this month, Facebook expressed …

Feature Phones Get Audio Upgrade Feature Phones Get Audio Upgrade

Audience, a leading global provider of advanced voice and audio processors for mobile products, released its earSmart technology today, to enable more clear voice calls for feature phones. According to Audience, earSmart is an intelligent voice processor that delivers a …

Cameron Winklevoss: Desktop Usage Will Peak This Year Cameron Winklevoss: Desktop Usage Will Peak This Year
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There’s no question that mobile web usage is on the rise, as more and more people purchase smartphones and tablets. Feature phones still play a role too. Half of the famed Winklevii (made more famous from Armie Hammer’s portrayal of …

Chrome For Android Beta Gets An Update Chrome For Android Beta Gets An Update

Earlier this month, Google announced the beta version of Chrome for Android Though it’s only available for select countries and languages for devices running Ice Cream Sandwich. Today, Google announced an update to the beta channel for Chrome for Android. …

Apple Gets 26.6% Piece Of Mobile PC Market Apple Gets 26.6% Piece Of Mobile PC Market
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According to a report from DisplaySearch released yesterday, Cupertino-based Apple now has 26.6% share of the mobile PC market thanks to impressive fourth quarter shipments of iPads and MacBooks. Apple topped number two HP by shipping a total of 23.4 …

Foursquare For BlackBerry Gets “Explore” Improvements Foursquare For BlackBerry Gets “Explore” Improvements

Foursquare announced an update with some new features for its BlackBerry app today. The improvements mainly come to the “Explore” feature. “Every time you find a place with Explore, we find the right recommendations for you, based on where you’ve …

Nielsen: Smartphones Are For The Young, Wealthy Nielsen: Smartphones Are For The Young, Wealthy

Smartphones are rapidly replacing feature phones in the pockets of Americans, and

Aereo Will Let You Stream Live TV To Your Phone, Tablet Or PC Aereo Will Let You Stream Live TV To Your Phone, Tablet Or PC

Aereo is a new service launching next month, that could be another step in the greater cord cutting trend. It lets you stream local broadcast channels to your mobile device, tablet or PC. It’s starting out in New York, but …

Siri For Android: Utter Is Another, More Impressive Clone Siri For Android: Utter Is Another, More Impressive Clone

We’ve covered some other Siri clones for Android. A new one called Utter does something different, as it taps into the various apps on your phone. “The difference being that it tends to use the default applications already installed on …

Porn Apps For Android Quite Popular, Infographic Shows Porn Apps For Android Quite Popular, Infographic Shows
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MiKandi, which provides an app store for adults, has put together an infographic looking at “a year in the life of adult apps” for mobile devices. There’s nothing graphic, but if you’re offended by adult words, be warned that there …

Study: Retailers Not Optimized for Tablets Study: Retailers Not Optimized for Tablets
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According to a study released today by Zmags, most retailers are not ready for the tablet revolution. While many businesses are aware that mobile is the way to go when trying to reach their customers, apparently quite a few are …

Apple to Require “Explicit User Approval” For Contact Data Access Apple to Require “Explicit User Approval” For Contact Data Access
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As previously reported, Apple received a letter from Congress questioning the company about the way it allows iOS app developers to treat users’ contact info. AllThingsD is sharing a statement it received from an Apple spokesperson: “Apps that collect or …

Poll Shows Small Business Use of Mobile Tech On The Rise Poll Shows Small Business Use of Mobile Tech On The Rise
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AT&T has released the results of a poll concerning the use of mobile technology by small businesses. The Small Business Technology Poll was a nationwide survey of small businesses with between two and 99 employees. The results show that small …